Palm Island Resort

By Judi Gallagher – ‘A hidden gem’: typically reluctant to use trite phrases as such, I am called upon now, however, to describe Palm Island as a precious personification of beauty surrounded by water.  Fear not, hidden, not really. More of a beach and tree-laden mecca, the island is a lovely and relaxing drive from Sarasota (1 hour), Venice, North Port, and Charlotte –  discovery is a word that comes to mind. Just...